You crank that hot tap on full, but it’s not a satisfying shower … sounds like you have low hot water pressure. After a long day at work or a tough session at the gym, there’s almost nothing more frustrating. But when that water is at a trickle but it’s still hot, diagnosing the cause of low hot water pressure can actually be quite difficult.
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Water may be crucial to life on earth, but at the end of a long, hard day, you really want it to be steaming hot as well. Your hot water system is one of the most important parts of a well-functioning, happy household, giving you steaming hot water on demand for hot showers, baths, kitchen sinks and more. Have you noticed your hot water system leaking? It’s a problem you cannot afford to ignore. Read More
Every single day, every single one of us takes a shower or bath, organises another load of washing, or at least cleans our teeth. What we do a whole lot less is think about the function of our all-important drains. And we hardly ever worry if we know how to unblock a drain that has decided to stop doing its magic work.
Plumbing is one of the most important household duty we tend to forget about … until something goes topsy-turvy! A dripping tap, burst pipe or a hot water system goes bang are examples of plumbing nightmares that can not only cause damage to our house but also to our budget. But do not fret as this can be resolved by simple plumbing maintenance!
Created by Brisbane’s best plumbers, this infographic will teach you some tips on maintaining your plumbing system and saves you a lot of $$$. Let’s get started…
Has your hot water system passed it’s prime or suddenly stopped working? Yes, a new one is going to hurt the wallet, but the family isn’t going to patiently hang out under cold showers, either. Time for a new hot water system installation and to ask yourself that important question: should you get a gas or electric hot water system put in?
Without a doubt, ‘gas or electric’ is the question asked most frequently when homeowners are on the hunt for a new hot water system. You might also have heard of… Read More
Dripping taps can really drive you around the bend. Not only is that ‘drip-drip-drip-drip’ really annoying, but it also adds dollars to your already swollen water bill and all those wasted litres of water are not good for your environmental cred.
But if those reasons aren’t enough motivation for you to fix your dripping tap today, think about this: a leaking tap can actually stress your plumbing system, causing clogging, overflowing, staining, the deterioration of caulk and grout, and ultimately further damage to your valuable home.
In short: fixing a leaking tap isn’t just a good idea, it’s a must.
Now, you may have heard that just about all plumbing work requires calling a licensed local plumber, and you’d be dead right. But here’s some great news for the keen do-it-yourselfers out there: if you want to fix a dripping tap all by yourself and all it needs is a tap washer, you can go right ahead. Read More
The terminology and precise rules may differ from state to state, but all across Australia, the gas compliance certificate is a big deal.
For the humble resident or small business operator, getting some gas fitting work done seems pretty straightforward. If you need a new gas hot water system, have a gas cooktop to install, or a fault to repair, what do you do? Make a simple call to your trusty plumber and gas fitter and Bob’s your uncle!
But you also need to realise that the work you’re getting done almost certainly is going to require a gas compliance certificate, or a gas compliance plate or badge. Read More